The Air Force Marathon will heighten security of the region’s largest single-day sporting event in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing in April, a race organizer said.
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We bring you coverage all week of the U.S. Air Force Marathon
Tuesday: Learn on MyDaytonDailyNews.com how the race stacks up nationwide.
Wednesday: The top 5 places to eat – around Wright-Patterson – on MyDaytonDailyNews.com
Thursday: Tom Archdeacon writes about athletes running in the race.
Friday: GameOn, our weekly digital sportscast from WHIO’s Mike Hartsock, features the race on WHIOTV.com
Saturday: Tune in to 95.7/1290 WHIO for live reports throughout the morning races
Sunday: Complete coverage of the race and the winners in the Dayton Daily News.
Air Force Marathon races by the numbers
Number of runners: 15,000
Number of races: Four
Average runner’s age: 39
Economic impact: $15.3 million in 2012